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Crohn Disease (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, BS, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine; Chief, Department of Medicine, Huey P Long Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Paul Piccione, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Lutheran Medical Center; Priyankha Balasundaram, MBBS, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.

Editors: Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB, Chair, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; BS Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine.

Medically reviewed by: Venkatachala Mohan, MD

REFERENCES:

CDC.gov. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

UpToDate. Overview of the medical management of mild to moderate Crohn's disease in adults.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/8/2013
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